Derek Thorslund

Derek Thorslund

My focus is on driving Citrix’s product strategy for HDX (high definition experience) virtualization technologies. As Director of Product Management, I'm passionate about delivering the very best in-session user experience with XenApp, XenDesktop and Receiver, over challenging network conditions and with the most demanding multimedia applications.

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The Only Virtualization Solution for Skype Meetings Just Got Even Better!

Over a year and a half after release, the Citrix HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Skype for Business remains the only virtualization solution for Skype Meetings and audio-video conference calls, Our August 2017 2.3 release brings significant improvements to video quality and user experience, with new features such as Simulcast Video.

Synergy Milestone! 200,000 Users Served Daily by Optimization Pack for Skype for Business

Just in time for Citrix Synergy 2017, the joint Citrix-Microsoft solution for virtualizing Skype for Business has reached over 200,000 Daily Active Users as measured by Microsoft telemetry.

A Year Later: The Citrix-Microsoft Joint Solution for Virtualizing Skype for Business

Version 2.2 of the Citrix-Microsoft co-developed HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Skype for Business is now available.

Overcoming Latency to Serve a Global User population

HDX with Adaptive Transport is part of an end-to-end latency reduction approach providing users of Cloud-hosted apps and desktops a snappy, delightful and productive experience.

Take a Look Under the Hood of Next-Generation HDX

This month’s XenApp and XenDesktop 7.12 release includes a preview of the next-generation data transport layer for HDX, engineered for Cloud computing. We’ve carefully selected techniques that were previously available only with Framehawk to boost throughput on high-latency network connections for all ICA virtual channels.

Citrix Ignites High-Performance 3D Graphics on Azure

At this week’s Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta, Citrix introduces the hot combination of XenDesktop and XenApp 7.11 with Microsoft’s…

Skype for Business from the Azure Cloud!

Many of us remember when calling from a cloud would have meant you were one of the two or three…

Want Access to Skype for Business on Dell’s ThinOS? You Need Citrix

Why does Dell Thin OS Support the Skype for Business Solution virtualized by Citrix … instead of Others?  ThinOS for…

Citrix-Microsoft Joint Roadmap Planning for Skype for Business

Back in January, Citrix and Microsoft introduced our new co-developed solution for delivering Skype for Business in virtualized environments. As…

Are You Ready for Skype for Business 2016?

Back in January, Citrix and Microsoft launched our co-developed “v2” solution for delivering Skype for Business in virtualized environments. To…

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